verb (used without object), gaped, gap·ing.
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Origin of gape
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OTHER WORDS FROM gapegap·ing·ly, adverbsub·gape, verb (used without object), sub·gaped, sub·gap·ing.un·gap·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for gape
She trekked across the country holding Sally Ride Science Fairs and talking about her adventures while little mouths gaped in awe.Lynn Sherr: Sally Ride’s Heroic and Trailblazing Life as an Astronaut|Lynn Sherr|July 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A nation gaped on as she fumbled for words, diabolically mixed metaphors and lay her head on the desk in outrage.
Holbrooke would and could do what others merely gaped at—accomplish meaningful goals and great goals.
In the walls of the ravines black holes gaped, for caves 303 were almost as numerous as springs.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
They chatted while the natives gaped until the jiggly, two-wheeled carts clattered toward them.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
He stared at her—'gaped', she told him some time afterwards.Trent's Last Case|E.C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley
The porch of that house was part covered with vines, but they was kind of gaped apart at one corner.Danny's Own Story|Don Marquis
At last Little Chicken lifted his head, opened his beak, and gaped widely.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter